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Preparing For Nature’s Fury

I think we need to be more prepared for problems like earthquakes, hurricanes and even simple power outages. Prevention can go a long way when it comes to our overall health and safety.

08/29/2011

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Experts: Stay Inside During An Earthquake

Thousands of people downtown ran out of City Hall and several high rise buildings after feeling Tuesday’s earthquake, but making for the nearest exit isn’t what the experts recommend.

08/24/2011

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3 On Your Side: Standard Insurance Doesn’t Cover Everything

Yesterday we were dealing with an earthquake. This weekend we may have to prepare for a hurricane. When a disaster strikes many of us come to rely on our insurance when we need to put the pieces back together.

08/24/2011

(Office workers stand outside the Comcast Center following yesterday's 5.8 magnitude earthquake. Credit: Montgomery Maxton Photography)

Officials Say Philadelphia’s Buildings Are Built To Take A Quake

Fran Burns, the commissioner of Licenses and Inspections, says there are complex regulations in the city’s construction code regarding potential earthquakes.

08/24/2011

Stigall Show Log 8.24.11

Chris covers the ‘Mega Earthquake’ that struck Philly yesterday, looks back at the life of Joey Vento with Dom Giordano and CBS 3’s Dray Clark, and talks Phillies with Seth Everett.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/24/2011

Workers stand outside a building at 15th and Spring Garden Streets. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Safety Expert: After Earthquake, It’s Time To Review Your Disaster Plan

“The first thing you should not do is evacuate a building,” says Dave Schrader, director of communications for the Red Cross. He says the best thing to do during an earthquake is to stay where you are and get under a sturdy desk or table.

08/24/2011

(credit: Montgomery Maxton Photography)

Delaware Valley Rattled By Earthquake

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., shook much of Washington, D.C., and was felt as far north as Rhode Island Philadelphia and New York City.

08/23/2011

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Mysterious Explosion In Northeast Philadelphia Turns Out To Be An Earthquake

Neighbors on Calera Road in Northeast Philadelphia weren’t sure what to think after hearing a loud boom Friday night.

05/29/2011

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USGS: 1.7 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Greater Philadelphia Area

Several reports of an explosion in parts of Northeast Philadelphia late Friday night turned out to be a 1.7 magnitude earthquake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

05/28/2011

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Authorities Investigate Reports Of Explosion In Northeast Philadelphia

Authorities in Philadelphia are investigating several reports of an explosion that took place a little before 10 p.m. Friday evening.

05/28/2011

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Doylestown Honda Says Production Not Affected By Earthquake In Japan

Earlier this week, Honda Motor Company warned U.S. dealers that it will run short of popular models like the Civic because of parts shortages caused by Japan’s March 11th earthquake.

05/07/2011

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Watch For Empty Lots At Local Toyota Dealers This Summer

Toyota says its manufacturing operations won’t be back to normal until the end of this year, because of last month’s devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

04/22/2011

(Some Japanese nuclear plant workers undergo decontamination in Fukushima, Japan.  AP photo)

Philadelphia Researcher Tests New Radiation Exposure Treatments

Dr. Uli Rodeck, professor of dermatology and radiation oncology at Thomas Jefferson Univeristy Hospital, has received a federal grant to test several drugs that would treat radiation exposure.

03/25/2011

(Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, after the earthquake and tsunami.  AP photo)

Pennsylvania Expert Sees Long Recovery Road For Quake-Damaged Japan

Linda Hasunuma, an assistant professor of government at Franklin and Marshall College, says it could take take a long time for life in Japan to return to normal.

03/24/2011

(Yellowtail sushi.  File photo by Getty Images)

Philadelphia Importer Laying Off Japanese Fish, Temporarily

There is high anxiety in Japan over the safety of their water and food supplies, amid the prolonged nuclear power plant crisis.

03/23/2011

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